3 Perfect Bronzers for Summer Shimmer on the Cheap

From the Hamptons to Hawaii, summer is in full swing and it’s safe to say that we are definitely enjoying it. If you haven’t noticed, our is full of floppy hats and leather sandals, and we are just dying to bring our new tote bags to beach this weekend. Memorial Day weekend might be a thing of the past, but you better bet your bottom dollar that we can’t wait to #TBT it when it is socially acceptable. Oh, and 4th of July weekend? Already booked. We can’t get enough of the sun, but whether you’re fake baking, slathering on the SPF, or really enjoying those summer rays, we all know that it doesn’t hurt to add a little extra shimmer to your summer tan. Read on for three of our favorite bronzers and shimmers for summer that won’t break the bank or your summer-share budget.

1. Multi-Colored Bronzing Powder by Jane Cosmetics - $12



Jane Cosmetic’s mission to empower women and inspire social good. If that sentence alone doesn’t make you click ‘add to cart,’ I don’t know what will. If you need more convincing, just know that this bronzer contains over five different shades of bronzer to give you a natural, all-over glow, as well as vitamin E to nourish the skin. It glides on smooth to let your summer tan shine through with just a bit of shimmer!

2. Coral Blush by Frankie Rose Cosmetics – $17

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When you’re looking for something super natural to layer with your favorite blush and foundation, look no further than this bronzer/blush. Frankie Rose adds a touch of shimmer for high shine, while still keeping a look simple. This blush will stay all day and add a bit of summer glam to any look.

3. Mineral Glow Bronzer by e.l.f. – $8

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Yes, the price tag is very enticing, but this lightly pigmented powder will go on smooth and won’t make you feel like you’ve caked on the makeup over your (hopefully) natural tan. With no parabens, preservatives, or chemical dyes, e.l.f. makes sure you maintain a healthy and beautiful looking glow without any harsh products.

Do you have a favorite inexpensive brush or bronzer for summer? Let us know in the comments below!


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  • Reply June 15, 2014

    Visnaya F.

    Sorry, but none of these bronzers work for me. I live by the motto, “You get what you pay for.”